Rep. Jeff Denham was on the wrong side of a meaningless vote last week to challenge President Obama’s executive action on immigration. By wrong side, we mean he voted with the Democrats. But it was the right decision, and we applaud not only his vote but also that Denham had the courage to stand up against his party.
In the passage of 73 years, wounds heal, friendships and alliances form and important partnerships are created. But none of that can change this essential fact: Dec. 7 remains the “date which will live in infamy.”
The death of entertainment icon Mike Nichols on Wednesday triggered heartfelt compliments from the stars of Hollywood and Broadway. Film director Steven Spielberg, for example, said that Nichols’ 1967 movie “The Graduate” was “life altering – both as an experience at the movies as well as a master class about how to stage a scene.”